Rash Driving Incident on Satara Road: Policeman’s Son Crashes Car, Damages Public Property

Rash Driving Incident on Satara Road: Policeman's Son Crashes Car, Damages Public Property

Rash Driving Incident on Satara Road: Policeman's Son Crashes Car, Damages Public Property

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Pune continues to witness incidents of rash driving despite recent high-profile accidents. On Thursday at around 3 AM, Siddhant Bhakare, a policeman’s son, crashed his car into barricades on the BRT route on Satara Road. The accident occurred near Parvati Industrial Area arch while he was traveling from City Pride Chowk towards Swargate.


The police have registered a case against Bhakare under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Motor Vehicle Act, and the Damage to Public Property Act. Specifically, he is charged under IPC Section 279 for rash driving, Section 427 for causing damage, Motor Vehicle Act Section 184 for driving dangerously, and Section 3 of the Damage to Public Property Act 1984.

According to Senior Inspector Nand Kumar Gaikwad of Dattawadi Police Station, the luxury car driven by Bhakare collided with the barricades near Parvati Industrial Arch. The collision uprooted the barricades, causing government property damage estimated at Rs 15,000. Bhakare’s car also sustained damage worth Rs 20,000.
Police officers rushed to the scene after the incident. A Panchnama was conducted, and further investigation is being carried out by Police Constable PP Jagtap. The police have issued an investigation notice to Bhakare under Section 41.

Despite ongoing efforts, rash driving incidents in Pune, like this one, underline the need for stricter enforcement of traffic rules.